By Andrew Hutton BSc MSc
A data of scientific terminology is key for plenty of wellbeing and fitness care professions. This appealing a simple to take advantage of self-teaching textual content presents an easy, interactive, complete consultant to the language of medication. Following a short creation to the fundamental parts of scientific phrases, each one unit offers with a distinct physique process and follows a regular plan: note workout; An anatomy workout; A notice cost; and A self review. by means of breaking phrases into their part elements and using wisdom via routines and examples from sufferer care, the reader studying how phrases are shaped and turns into accustomed to the typical roots, and suffixes of medial phrases in addition to how they are going to be encountered in perform. additionally, the textual content presents a accomplished glossary/index, which cross-references the textual content, in addition to a listing of universal abbreviations.
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Cec/o) (d) -clysis 4. around (e) -ectomy 5. injection/infusion (f) endo- 6. X-ray/tracing (g) -gram 7. inflammation (h) -graph 8. condition of urine (i) -graphy 9. within/inside (n) duoden/o (o) rect/o Score 15 Test 2B (j) -itis 10. beside/near (k) -lithiasis 11. tumour (1) -logy 12. abnormal condition of stones (m) mega- 13. all (n) -megaly 14. without Prefixes and suffixes Match each prefix or suffix in Column A with a meaning in Column C by inserting the appropriate number in Column B. AN INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH CARE 26 Column A Column B (o) -oma Column C 15.
13) next to each word. You can use a number more than once. (a) pylor/o (b) gastr/o (c) proct/o (d) hepat/o (e) appendic/o (f) choledoch/o (g) col/o Figure 13 The digestive system (h) pancreat/o (i) sigmoid/o Column A Column B Column C (j) oesophag/o (Am. esophag/o) (a) a- 1. enlargement (k) cholecyst/o (b) -aemia (Am. -emia) 2. condition of pain (1) ile/o (c) -algia 3. study of (m) caec/o (Am. cec/o) (d) -clysis 4. around (e) -ectomy 5. injection/infusion (f) endo- 6. X-ray/tracing (g) -gram 7.
Aorta (g) dynam/o 7. porridge (yellow plaque on wall of blood vessel) (a) cardiovalvulitis (b) aortorrhaphy (c) angioscope (d) phlebostenosis (e) thromboendarteritis Score 5 5 AN INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTH CARE Test 4E Build words that mean: (a) Inflammation of an artery associated with a thrombosis (b) Puncture of the heart (c) Disease of an artery (d) Removal of a vein (e) Study of heart and blood vessels (use angi/o) Score 5 Check answers to Self-Assessment Tests on page 299.
An Introduction to Medical Terminology for Health Care: A Self-Teaching Package by Andrew Hutton BSc MSc